Epidendrum summerhayesii

Epidendrum summerhayesii

Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Asparagales
Subfamily: Epidendroideae
Tribe: Epidendreae
SubTribe: Laeliinae
Genus: Epidendrum
Species: Epi. summerhayesii
Binomial name
Epidendrum summerhayesii
Hágsater 1993

Epidendrum summerhayesii is an epiphytic orchid in the genus Epidendrum.


Plant blooms at any season with four to ten 2.5 cm wide flowers. Flowers are fragrant.


Plant is found growing in the montane forest of Costa Rica and Panama at elevations of 1200 to 1800 meters


Plants grow in cool to warm conditions and can be grown in medium size fir bark with perlite. Plant prefers drying periods between watering and bright light is recommended. Lengthen drying period a bit in the winter. Plant can remain dormant for two years after collecting date before response in cultivation.


Common Names:Summerhayes' Epidendrum

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